ST. PETERSBURG — Police say a St. Petersburg woman slapped a police horse in the nose as a mounted officer was trying to control crowds downtown early Saturday morning.
It happened at about 3 a.m. on the 100 block of First Avenue N, according to an arrest affidavit.
Stephanie L. Six, 29, also pushed off against the horse with her other hand after she slapped the animal, the affidavit says. The officer was in full police uniform.
Six was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of battery on a police horse. She was released from the Pinellas County Jail on time served Saturday afternoon. She could not be reached for comment.